Post Tagged with: "Chabad"

Women of the Chabad of Bushwick light candles in the window to rededicate the synagogue and bring in the Sabbath. (Photo by Todd Maisel via Bklyner)

In the Face of Hate, a Rededication in Bushwick

Brooklyn, Jewish February 25, 2019 at 11:27 pm

The Chabad of Bushwick held a rededication ceremony at the same window smashed a week earlier in a show of resilience, reports Bklyner.

Dean Tuvia Tatik (Photo by Martyna Starosta via The Jewish Daily Forward)

An Orthodox Jewish Dean in the South Bronx

Bronx, Education, Jewish September 9, 2015 at 5:17 pm

At Jordan L. Mott Middle School in the South Bronx, Tuvia Tatik is at the helm of disciplinary matters, a position the Chabad Hasid didn’t always envision, finds The Jewish Daily Forward.

A unique community of Hasidic rebels is carving out a niche for itself in Brooklyn (Photo by Avi Crevoshay via The Jewish Daily Forward).

An Alternative Hasidic Movement Grows in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, In the News, Religion, Traditions February 28, 2013 at 5:58 pm

A Chabad Hasidic community open to gays, women and veganism is coming together in ultra-orthodox Crown Heights, The Jewish Daily Forward reports.

Hasidic Anti-Internet Fervor Hits New Pitch

Hasidic Anti-Internet Fervor Hits New Pitch

Culture, Featured Posts, Religion May 23, 2012 at 4:24 pm

Jewish publications have stepped up their coverage lately of the Brooklyn ultra-Orthodox movement to strictly filter the Internet or to purge it entirely from Hasidic homes. The papers have also covered the growing opposition to the anti-Internet movement, from some who call it backward-thinking and others who see it as an attempt to suppress the mushrooming sex abuse scandals.

Among the community's preparations for the Lubavitch pilgrimage, signs to prevent blocked driveways will be posted. (Photo via the Queens Chronicle)

Voices in Focus: Neighborhood Braces for an Influx of Jewish Pilgrims

Business, History May 16, 2012 at 1:04 pm

A Queens community prepares for the annual Lubavitch pilgrimage to the grave of their sect’s leader; a call for cool heads in the brewing “pushcart wars”; historical treasures buried in a Lower East Side basement; and a grungy Chinatown gaming arcade re-opens as a family-friendly games center.

Rabbi Benyamin Kosofsky teaches from a computer screen in Crown Heights. (Photo via The Jewish Week)

For Students Around the Globe, Jewish Online School Bell Rings in Brooklyn

Education, Religion May 9, 2012 at 2:09 pm

The Chabad Lubavitch movement has made strides when it comes to online education — creating the world’s first fully web-based school of Judaic studies. The Brooklyn-based Shluchim Online School has an online community of students in 36 different countries, reported Jewish Week.

Photo By Naomi Zeveloff

Jewish School’s Facebook Ban: a Double Standard?

Education, Religion April 17, 2012 at 5:54 pm

Even as a Crown Heights girls high school associated with the Chabad-Lubavitch movement has banned the use of Facebook among its students, the Orthodox Jewish group has itself been extremely active online and on social media, The Jewish Daily Forward reported.

Rabbi Dov Korn, right, is co-director of the new Chabad Serving NYU on the Bowery. (Photo via Jewish Week)

Chabad Houses Augur Jewish Gentrification Downtown and Uptown

Housing, Religion March 15, 2012 at 11:44 am

Chabad Houses in Harlem and on The Bowery are harbingers of Jewish gentrification, The Jewish Week argues. The paper called the Chabad-Lubavitch movement a “American Jewry’s canary in the coal mine, sensing the stirrings of an emerging Jewish community and moving in.”

Voices in Focus: Seen as a Foe of Immigrants, Pol Becomes Their Benefactor

Culture, Education, Long Island, Metro Area, Politics February 17, 2012 at 12:18 pm

In a new video from City Limits’ Brooklyn Bureau, city teenagers drop some wisdom about the importance of education. Also: an unintentional gift to an immigrants’ rights group; a drop in AIDS deaths among the city’s blacks; and an Australian investigation into child sex abuse in the Chabad community extends to the United States.